On Friday, June 17, 2016, College of Law associate professors Shaakirrah R. Sanders and Katherine Macfarlane presented CLE presentations at the 2016 Idaho Trial Lawyers Association's (ITLA) annual meeting, conference and seminar in Sun Valley, Idaho. Professor Sanders moderated a panel entitled "Diversity at the Table." This panel featured Julie Braman Kane, a partner at Colson Hicks Eidson in Miami Florida;  Karen Koehler, a partner at Stritmatter Kessler Whelan Koehler Moore Kahler in Seattle, Washington; Randi McGinn, a partner at McGinn, Carpenter, Montoya & Love in Albuquerque, New Mexico; and Wendy Olson, United States Attorney for the District of Idaho. Professor Sanders also presented "Busting the Caps IV: Empirical Roundup." In this CLE program, Professor Sanders gave an overview of  empirical evidence of the effects of tort reform on defensive medicine, medical malpractice premiums, and heath care expenditures. Professor Sanders also overviewed the recent BMJ study that concluded that medical error was the third leading cause of death in the United States. Professor Macfarlane presented "Recent Developments in Section 1983 Litigation: From Police to Prisons." In this CLE program, Professor Macfarlane described recent Supreme Court opinions affecting Section 1983 litigation, including decisions impacting defendants' recovery of attorneys' fees and the qualified immunity defense. Professor Macfarlane also addressed Section 1983 cases arising out of recent police-involved shootings and custodial deaths and how those cases shape Section 1983 litigation in federal district courts around the country. Over 120 ITLA members attended the annual meeting. You can view the full program here.